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Food riots break out in Holland

This week in 1918, French Prime Minister Clemenceau announced that France recognised neither the Bolshevik government nor the acts of that government.. This announcement terminated a close alliance that had endured since 1891.. It also exacerbated

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 20 2018
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Adoption animals

Adoption dogs. Bull Arab, White and Brindle, Male, 1 year ‘Buddy’. Staghound Cross, Brindle, Male, 2 years ‘Bear’. Greyhound, White and Black, Male, 3 years ‘Jedd’. Adoption cats and kittens. Short hair

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 20 2018
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Waste under microscope

China’s announcement that it would stop accepting recyclable waste is having a knock-on effect across Australia and Benalla is not exempt.. The impact of China changing the standard for receiving recycled material is a key area of focus in the

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 19 2018
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Report calls for reform to G-MW

An independent panel has found that Goulburn-Murray Water is an organisation badly in need of change, and major reform is needed to ensure that it will be sustainable into the future.. The panel’s report, released last week by Victorian Water

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Geoff Adams
Feb 21 2018
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Solar company seeking site at Numurkah

First Solar Australia is branching into Victoria for the first time, with a proposed solar farm set for north of Numurkah.. The Moira Solar Farm, as it will be known, will be located at the intersection of Numurkah and Naring Rds and will include

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
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Finley solar farm gets go-ahead

The $170million Finley Solar Farm proposal has been approved by the NSW Government, in what is a first for the state’s Department of Planning in 2018.. The project, which will be located on Canalla Rd adjacent to the Finley substation, will

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Changes promised for G-MW

The changes proposed for G-MW are about being more transparent on costs, implementing efficiencies and making sure the organisation delivers the services the community wants at an affordable price, Federal Water Minister Lisa Neville says.. The

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Murray Darling basin plan threatened

The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is under threat after Federal Government changes seeking to distribute water differently were shot down in the Senate.. The Coalition was unable to strike a deal with Labor, which supported a Greens disallowance motion

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Water charge review promised by Nationals

A Liberal Nationals government would review the charges of Victoria’s rural water authorities to ensure water storage and delivery costs are fair and equitable.. Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan announced the review, which will examine water

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
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Victorian Government to decide on Shepp solar

The Victorian government will decide on planning applications for four solar farms in the Greater Shepparton region... The City of Greater Shepparton handed over the responsibility and last week the Victorian government agreed to call in the

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
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More bank competition urged

Australia’s long-standing policy to prevent mergers of the big four banks is ‘‘redundant’’ and the sector needs a new champion to promote competition, the Productivity Commission says.. The commission has released

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
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New plan for land sales

The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
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Eating raw chicken...

If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
Livestock

RamSelect offers...

Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
Water

Have say on flood...

Residents from various towns across north-east Victoria have a chance to contribute to the formation of local flood studies for the Goulburn and Broken areas this month.. Work is starting on a flood study for the Broken River floodplain (Lake

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
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Charles to be next head of Commonwealth

Prince Charles has been approved as the next head of the Commonwealth after the Queen.

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Apr 20 2018
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Ex-Dockers player Yarran found dead

Police in WA say the death of former Fremantle Dockers AFL player Shane Yarran, 28, is not being treated as suspicious.

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AAP News
Apr 20 2018
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Russia says Trump invited Putin to US

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says US President Donald Trump has invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to the White House.

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AAP News
Apr 20 2018
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NSW industrial umpire moving to Parramatta

The NSW government has signed a new lease in Parramatta to house the state's Industrial Relations Commission, which is currently based in Sydney's CBD.

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AAP News
Apr 20 2018
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Only God can bankrupt me: Salim Mehajer

Controversial former deputy Auburn mayor Salim Mehajer has launched a Federal Court bid to overturn his bankruptcy, declaring "only God can bankrupt me".

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AAP News
Apr 20 2018
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Barnaby Joyce and Campion welcome baby boy

Former deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce has welcomed his son with his former media adviser Vikki Campion.

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AAP News
Apr 20 2018
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Drugged driver jailed over NSW road death

A NSW drug-affected driver has been jailed for causing the death of a man lying on the road in 2015.

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AAP News
Apr 20 2018
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'My boyfriend's been shot': Qld man slain

Neighbours say people who were at the scene of a fatal shooting north of Brisbane fled in cars soon after a gunshot rang out.

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AAP News
Apr 20 2018
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Feared cop central to WA Finn murder dies

The feared WA vice squad chief at the time of Shirley Finn's murder, who many witnesses at her inquest said they believed was involved in her killing, has died.

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AAP News
Apr 20 2018
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Family agony over teenager's death in Vic

A Melbourne court has been told of a mother's heartbreak after her teenage son was fatally bashed in a CBD laneway.

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AAP News
Apr 20 2018
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Police had 'no option' but to shoot postie

A NSW coroner has found police had no choice but to gun down a drunken, mentally ill and knife-wielding postal worker as he came towards them.

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AAP News
Apr 20 2018
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